Seniors' Farmers' Market coupons still available
September 17, 2013, The Senior Farmers’ Market coupon booklets are still available, according to the Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland. Persons 60 years of age and older who meet income guidelines are eligible for free coupons to be used to purchase a total of $21.00 worth of fresh fruits and vegetables at the Latham Park and Scully Park Farmers’ Markets.
Coupon booklets may be obtained at the Oasis Senior Center’s temporary location at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 204 7th Street, Lincoln from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on September 23. Coupons are available while supplies last, and are limited to one booklet per person per season. Participants are required to complete an application to receive the coupons.
Maximum annual income is $21,257 for a single person household and $28,694 for a household of two. $7,437 is added for each additional household member.
This popular program is made available by the United States Department of Agriculture and the Illinois Department of Human Services.
For more information, call the Area Agency on Aging at 787-9234 or 1-800-252-2918.
Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland does not discriminate in admission to programs or treatment of employment in programs or activities in compliance with appropriate State and Federal Statutes. If you feel you have been discriminated against, contact the Program Manager at the Area Agency on Aging, or call the Illinois Department of Aging at 1-800-252-8966.
The Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland is a nonprofit planning and administrative agency designated by the Illinois Department on Aging to develop and coordinate programs and support services for persons 60 years and older and family caregivers to help them live more independent, active and dignified lives.